Jessi Franko (public relations) received her Master’s of Business Administration (with a specialization in Marketing) from Rider University in 2006. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Communication Department at Rider University and Adjunct Instructor at Mercer County Community College, where she focuses her instruction on graphic design and guest lectures on photography. Undergraduate course experience includes: Advanced Graphic Design & Portfolio, Publication Design, Graphic Imaging for Multimedia, Project Management in Graphic Design, Intro to Photoshop, and Photography.
She is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Jersey Arts Marketers (JAM), American Association of University Professors (AAUP), and an active member on the Rider University Alumni Board of Directors.
She is also the owner and founder of Jessi Franko Designs, LLC, based in Mercer County, N.J. This is a one-stop shop for all of your graphic design and photography needs. Inspired by art, design, music, people and place, Jessi can take any idea and explode it in to a captivating communication campaign, logo, poster, or brand. Born and raised in New Jersey, she has a great attitude and a particular fondness for Italian food and Bon Jovi music. She is available for local, regional, and destination shoots.
When she is not teaching or designing, she enjoys traveling, rock climbing, running, and paddleboarding. With a passion for aviation, she is currently in the process of attaining her Private Pilot’s license from Princeton Airport, where you can find her cruising around the sky in a Cessna 172.